CARE Bangladesh’s inception meeting Held at Gazipur City Corporation
October 14, 2015
CARE Bangladesh and Gazipur City Corporation (GCC) jointly held CARE Bangladesh’s projects inception meeting on Oct 14, 2015 at Gazipur City Corporation Auditorium, Gazipur. Mr. Advocate Mohammad Azmot Ullah Khan and Former Mayor, Tongi Municipality were both in attendance as guest speakers. Dignitaries of the event included Mr. Asadur Rahman Kiron, Acting Mayor, Gazipur City Corporation and Mr. Mohammad Aminul Islam, Chief Executive Officer (Acting) of Gazipur City Corporation who emceed the program.
During the inception meeting, Professor Dr. A.S.M Maksud Kamal, Dean, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Science, University of Dhaka presented the keynote address. On behalf of CARE Bangladesh, Dr. Mohammed Mehrul Islam, Director-Program Evidence, Advocacy, Research and Learning presented an overview on CARE Bangladesh’s current projects at Gazipur. Currently, CARE Bangladesh is implementing 9 projects in Gazipur to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment, improve health and nutrition and enhance resilience of communities to disaster and climate change. Community, Gazipur City Corporation, Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence, City Corporation Disaster Management Committee, Community Clinic, garment owners and workers, health service providers and agencies are the main stakeholders of these projects.
The Chief Speaker Mr. Advocate Mohammad Azmot Ullah Khan said, ‘CARE Bangladesh is a model’. He acknowledged CARE Bangladesh’s contribution to the development of Bangladesh and described how it is changing lives of poor and marginalized people through a range of projects since 1971. At the end of his speech, Mr. Khan requested all the ward councilors to support CARE Bangladesh’s activities for the greater interest of Gazipur.
Mr. Asadur RahmanKiron, Chief Guest of the event stated that Gazipur City Corporation is very new and working to ensure the welfare of its citizens. He extended his heartfelt thanks to CARE Bangladesh for its development initiatives.
The inception meeting is organized by all the projects of Gazipur Field Office in association with Gazipur City Corporation (GCC).
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